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and david julius of the university of california, san francisco, allan basbaum, also of the university of california san francisco, robert dworkin of the university of rochester and once again my cohost dr. eric kandel a nobel laureate, and a howard hughes medical investigator. >> our subject is pain. hrchl is really one of the great unmet medical needs and enormous problem in society. and the most, in the most general terms, bain is a unpleasant sensation in response to a real or potential threat of body injury, and it has an extremely important defensive damnive role, it is designed to remove the injured part of the body from the source of damage. and usually this is transient in nature, but with some diseases, such as cancer or arthritis, it becomes persistent and becomes not an damnive process but, adaptive process and part of the disease itself and adds to the pain .. as we will hear from laurie klein, chronic pain is a disease in its own right. as these arguments make clear, this is an enormous public health problem. 100 million americans as you pointed out suffer from pain every
jersey as cokie pointed out but also places like california which are states that he would have won anyway but there was so much organic enthusiasm for barack obama in 2008 that he won -- that a lot of people turned out even in deep blue states where their votes, of course, didn't count, they turned out in mass numbers. the president's people knee this yearhat's not going to happen. so in terms of the overall national popular vote, if you think about red states and blue states where neither campaign is trying to turn out the vote, the blue states like california and new york for various reasons the president's numbers won't be anywhere near as strong as they were in 2008 whereas in the deep red state there is's so much antipathy towards the president that people will turn out in those states even though they are deep red states. they'll turn out the cast a symbolic vote against barack obama. so that's one thing that skews the popular vote by conceivably on election day towards romney more than people are necessarily expecting >> i think that's absolutely right. the red states are re
's its interaction of both of those things with voters. 1978 it was proposition 13 in california, which had to do with reducing state services, and an effort to reduce the size of government, and reduce taxes. that was two years before ronald reagan won the presidency. in a way it forshadowed that. but the most interesting thing about leadership is leadership can't come from the top. it has to be in response to people at the grass roots, and it's this interchange between the two that's so fascinating and works in the american system when it's working at its best. >> woodruff: we're seeing mark shield showing me there's a report in maryland, where they're still counting the votes, but it looks as if the gay marriage initiative there i? >> 51.5% for with 84% of the vote in. >> woodruff: we can also report-- and i'm reading this from the associated press wires, that even though-- well, whatever happens with paul ryan-- and it does appear he was not successful in his bid to become vice president-- he has been apparently re-elected as a congressman from the state of wisconsin. that's somethi
who i am when i'm calling you. states-- california and others-- tried to pass legislation banning caller i.d. how many people answer a call and we see the number. hands? i see no hands. that was originally considered an invasion of privacy and it is now considered your basic right to have information. >> rose: marc, people often talk about this competition. sometimes it's the big four. apple, google, facebook, amazon. sometimes it's apple, google, facebook, amazon and microsoft. one central fact to me is that they seem to be getting in each other's business. is that the future? (laughter) >> so there's -- a lot has to do with software programers which is software programers tend to assume they can write any software. so every -- the hardest company to sell a piece of soft swir the software company and software companies tend to be the most aggressive about invading each other's spaces and the great thing about software is it's mutable. >> so what will determine the winners? >> i think the best -- >> rose: the best software? >> the best products. >> and is it the history that whoev
wounded outside the empire state building. 7 killed at a university in oakland, california. 7 dead at a sikh temple in oak creek, wisconsin. 12 killed and dozens more wounded at a movie theatre in aurora, colorado. and then there was this -- >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands -- >> congresswoman gabby giffords leading the democratic national convention in the pledge of allegiance some 20 months after she was shot in the head in arizona. >> liberty and justice for all. >> there was one brief exchange during the second debate about gun violence. >> i also share your belief that weapons that were designed for soldiers in war theaters don't belong on our streets. >> i'm not in favor of new pieces of legislation on guns. and taking guns away or making certain guns illegal. >> but during three hours of debates devoted to domestic matters, the phrase "gun control" was never mentioned, not even by the democratic incumbent. >> how do we balance the rights of gun owners while protecting citizens from mass killings? that'
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